Richard A. D'Aveni, Professor of Strategic Management

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The New Corporate Patriotism That Can Bring Back American Jobs

The New Corporate Patriotism That Can Bring Back American Jobs

The trade dispute with China over auto parts gives a misleading impression: The U.S. is getting tough with China and finally making a difference to our economy.

Not.

The hoopla once again overshadows the horrendous long-term trend: China’s abuse of free-trade practices across a broad range of industries puts the U.S. increasingly on its economic back.

To reverse the trend and restore jobs to America, I argue for reinventing America’s capitalist system, as detailed in my new book, Strategic Capitalism. But within that agenda for change, one simple item deserves immediate attention: restoring corporate patriotism.

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